VIDEO: From Dublin to Kenya - How one Irish charity is changing lives in Africa
VIDEO: From Dublin to Kenya - How one Irish charity is changing lives in Africa
VIDEO: Aaron Waddington (26) on facing his addiction: I was in a really low place and I wanted a new life
Aaron Waddington (26) on facing his addiction: I didn't want to get to where I was, I was in a really low place and I wanted a new life
VIDEO - Independent.ie secures a world exclusive: the only "real" Roy Keane interview
Barry Egan talks to the controversial Corkman about his new book,The Second Half . . .with a little help from Oliver Callan, Ireland's foremost funny-man, impressionist and the creator of the hugely popular 'Callan's Kicks' on RTE. Parental guidance advised as Roy uses some choice...
VIDEO: John The Baptist - Part 3
Behind the game of thrones: Documentary by Barry Egan with John Delaney, CEO, of the Football Association of Ireland
John The Baptist Part 1
Behind the game of thrones: Exclusive documentary by Barry Egan with John Delaney, CEO, of the Football Association of Ireland
Three years on: Irish invitees remember Utoya attacks
Today marks three years since the Norway attacks in Oslo and Utoya Island that left 77 people dead. The island was hosting a summer school for the AUF, the youth division of the ruling Norwegian Labour Party, with a large number of international delegates attending. Four...
'He told me we had to keep our marriage a secret'
Further insights into the 20-year-old interview between Paul Williams and the late Phyllis Hamilton.
Amazing Grace Kenneally, at just seven years of age is the youngest member of a cancer choir in the West of Ireland.
'Garth was devastated,' says Aiken chief
Barry Egan talks to Peter Aiken about the Garth Brooks concert fiasco and how they have never seen anything like this before.
'He figured God was on our side'
Paul Williams' 20-year-old interview with Phyllis Hamilton. This interview was part of his extensive interview with Ms Hamiltom, which formed his bestselling book 'Secret Love'.
'He figured God was on our side'
Paul Williams 20 year old interview with Phyllis Hamilton. This interview was part of his extensive interview with Ms Hamiltom, which formed his bestselling book 'Secret Love'.
Gallery: #RedBullCliffDiving makes a splash in Galway
Fawns tagged as park's deer population soars
A hundred new fawns will be leaping alongside the deer population in the Phoenix Park by the end of this month.
Discovering the public's sun cream habits
Recent research reveals that almost 30% of Irish people will only wear sun cream during the summer months when they leave the country. Eimear Phelan took to the streets to find out how sun screan savvy people are.
Are we damaging ourselves through drink?
More than 1.3 million people in Ireland have been branded harmful drinkers, in a survey of the nation's alcohol habits. The poll showed a third of men and more than a fifth of women who drink are downing more than is recommended by health chiefs. We took to the streets to see what the public think of these findings.
Video archive: Sun brings beaming smiles to Irish faces
Independent.ie talked to the public about how what they are planning for the hot weather.
Video Archive: Bloomsday breakfast not for the faint-hearted
Bloomsday celebrates Thursday 16 June 1904 as that day is depicted in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses. To celebrate, fans of Joyce tucked into a typical Bloomsday breakfast, which, like the book its based on, may divide opinion.
Day 3 of Special Olympics Limerick
As the games wind down to an end, we look at the highlights from the final day
Various Voices: LGBT Choir Festival in Dublin
Over the weekend 72 choirs played in Dublin city. On Sunday they were all singing as 'pop ups' on the streets with workshops going on in different venues. The choir in the video is the Belfast choir.
Marlay Park gone to the dogs as it hosts Bark in the Park
Around 200 dogs and their owners descended on Marlay park on Sunday evening to host the Bark in the Park festival.
Last days of exams to finally bring exam weather as hottest day of the year on the cards
THIS year’s exam students have got away without classic exam weather – however all that is set to change.
Day 2 of Special Olympics Limerick
Take a look at some of the highlights from the Limerick Special Olympic games.
Special Olympics Motto from Limerick 2014
Special Olympics athlete share the games' motto as the games kick off today.
VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: The Wild Atlantic Way is coming to a cinema screen near you
The new ad is part of a summer promotional blitz aimed at getting Irish holidaymakers out west... and you can see it here first.
Game of Thrones exhibit launches in Belfast
Eariler this week, Game of Thrones: The Exhibition launched in Belfast's Waterfront, where it will remain until June 15. The exhibition, which sold out in around two hours, homes props, clothes and armoury from all seasons of the HBO show, as well as offering people the chance to get a picture taken in the coveted iron throne.
ARCHIVE VIDEO - Northern Ireland as Westeros: Game of Thrones filming location tour
The guides at Castle Ward's on-site Clear Sky adventure centre treat their guests to archery similar to that on the show and prepare meals straight from Game of Thrones cook book and yes, that is a real thing. From there, cycling tours take fans to filming locations on the...
Clodagh McKenna's Moroccan Spiced Couscous and Chickpea Salad
Cook along with Clodagh as she whips up a summer barbecue favourite...
VIDEO: Light a candle? This generation of Leaving Cert students list YouTube among their 'good luck' rituals
It used to be a candle lit by a doting grandmother, but now the special rituals before the all-important Leaving Certificate exams include everything from blessed pens to motivational videos on YouTube.
Leaving Certificate students on their relief (and a small surprise) in English Paper 1
The late Irish poet Seamus Heaney appearing in English Paper 1 seemed to be the only surprise for Leaving Certificate students as they took their places for the first exam this morning.
ARCHIVE VIDEO - 'At the time my HIV diagnosis was essentially a death sentence. These days, it's a very different story,' says Rory O'Neill
Entertainer Rory O'Neill has asked gay and bisexual men to get checked in order to know their HIV status, while opening up about his HIV positive diagnosis in 1995.
Entrepreneur Sophie Morris offers business advice
The punters who swarmed the Kooky Dough stand at the Bloom festival last weekend were not only keen to snap up the company’s rolls of premixed cookie dough but to meet Sophie Morris.
Over 40,000 women descend on Dublin for Mini Marathon
A rainbow of positivity and goodwill has swept the streets of the capital today as the Flora Women's Mini Marathon gets underway.
Leinster fans pay tribute to sporting heroes Brian O'Driscoll and Leo Cullen
Brian O'Driscoll limped out of Leinster's triumphant farewell to the season but limped back to raise the RaboDirect Pro12 trophy aloft at the final whistle as his side clinched back-to-back league titles.
Stylist Lisa Fitzpatrick: 'Writing diet book was deeply therapeutic'
"I was uncomfortable, I was unhappy, I was sweating and I thought this needs to end - not tomorrow, not next week but now and that was when I started to think positive and eat clean. And if I can do it everyone can."
Hordes of manic fans welcome Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill to Dublin
Hordes of manic fans welcome Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill to Dublin for screening of 22 Jump Street
1D fans from around world converge on Croke Park for rain-soaked show
THERE was only five seconds of summer at Croke Park this afternoon as thousands of One Direction fans descended on Dublin for the first of three gigs by the boyband.
Tubridy guest recalls "disastrous" Tunisia holiday
Nicola Leaver talks about her disastrous holiday in Tunisia after her husband had a minor fall and ended up with a fractured skull, temporarily paralysed and in a coma.
Harry Potter DVD and Poster inside the Irish Independent
Starting this weekend, the Irish Independent takes you into the magical world of Harry Potter with two incredible free gifts.
50 Years of the American Embassy
On May 23rd, 1964 the U.S. Embassy officially opened its new Chancery building on the corner of Eglin Rd and Pembroke Rd in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. "Being circular as the placement of the thirteen stars in the first American flag, it symbolises unity and strength".
ARCHIVE VIDEO: Hundreds line the streets of Dublin to meet WWE Superstar Sheamus
Hundreds of wrestling fans lined up outside Smyths Toys Superstore in Jervis Street, Dublin to meet WWE Superstar Sheamus
Irish cheeses in season: A trip to Sheridan's Cheesemongers
Get the scoop of the best seasonal cheeses available ahead of Sheridan's annual Food Festival
They thought that they would be home by Christmas
Irish Independent readers tell their family stories of World War I.
Men with Irish accents involved in Melbourne assault
Police in Australia are trying to trace two men with “Irish accents” in connection with an alleged assault in Melbourne on St Patrick’s night.
Rain Rain, go away - Dublin businesses have their say
Independent.ie speak to Dublin businesses about the seemingly never-ending rain and how it's affecting them.
Audio: 11 year-old from Co Meath who saved his granddad's life
Fascinating story of an 11 year-old boy who saved his grandads life after they were both involved in a car accident. Credit: MOONEY SHOW on RTÉ Radio 1
Rachel Wyse to front Sky's GAA coverage as new lineup unveiled
SKY Sports has unveiled its lineup for its inaugural season of GAA coverage.
A Stillorgan home fit for bustling family life
A rare haven of idyllic privacy and seclusion is on offer in Weirwood Drive, Stillorgan, a stunning semi-attached home boasting a beautiful, lengthy south west facing garden at the rear.
How to avoid Angelina Jolie's powder mishap
Makeup Forever makeup artist Amy O'Neill gives a how-to guide in the do's and dont's of applying your essential powder.
Lyrical lodgings close to seafront at Monkstown
Mary Coughlan’s former backing singer has realised a long-held ambition of releasing her own folk music album.
€2m Bartra Tower is Ireland's most expensive one-bed
Situated at the edge of the Irish Sea this beautiful bolt hole offers panoramic views of Dublin Bay, a coastline often compared to that of Naples.
Traditional or trendster: What does your Christmas tree say about you?
Real or artificial? Colour co-ordinated or... Christmas
'It's a bit contradictory': Luke Fitzgerald pinpoints interesting issue with new Six Nations bonus point system The Left Wing
New York on a budget: 10 top tips for the Big Apple on a shoestring
New York can be expensive, but it doesn't... World/USA
Higgins's glowing tribute ignored reality of life in Cuba under Castro
John Downing writes John Downing
Oh, what fun we had, with homelessness
'This happened last Thursday' Gene Kerrigan
Six show-stopper wines that will shine during Christmas dinner
Wine expert Katy McGuinness selects wines Christmas
Neil Francis: New Zealanders would not have tried such cynical malevolence with Nigel Owens... Autumn Internationals
'The Irish don't carry the hod any more,' says proud McAleese
Nicola Anderson meets Mary McAleese Irish News
Five of the best burger joints in Dublin
I was 'burdened' with the task of developing a list of the top 5 places to go Food News